May 12, 2021

Indigenous Writing & Storytelling Series
Monday, May 17th @ 6:00-7:15pm PST

Free and Open to the public, RSVP Required

Christine Day

Christine Day (Upper Skagit) grew up in Seattle, nestled between the sea, the mountains, and the pages of her favorite books. Her debut novel, I Can Make This Promise, was a best book of the year from Kirkus, School Library Journal, NPR, and the Chicago Public Library, as well as a Charlotte Huck Award Honor Book, and an American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book. She also wrote the forthcoming She Persisted: Maria Tallchief, an early reader biography. Christine lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband.

Elaine Grinnell

Elaine Grinnell is an elder in the Jamestown Klallam tribe and lives in Sequim, Washington. She is fluent in the S’Klallam language and was recipient of the WA State Heritage Award in 2007 and was selected to participate in the Smithsonian Museum exhibit for Native American Arts. Elaine is a historian, storyteller and cook. In addition, she teaches classes in drum making, basketry and Native American cooking.